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Daniel Susnjar Afro-Peruvian Jazz Group - Perth International Jazz Festival

Friday 26 May 9.00pm

Combining infectious grooves, emotive melodies, risk-taking improvisation and extreme dynamics, the award-winning Daniel Susnjar Afro-Peruvian Jazz Group “radiates a joyful energy that infects not just the band members but the entire auditorium.” – Sydney Morning Herald 

 

TWO-TIME WINNER: 2016 WESTERN AUSTRALIAN MUSIC INDUSTRY AWARDS

TWO-TIME WINNER: AUSTRALIAN JAZZ BELL AWARDS 2015

 

Daniel Susnjar (DMA) is a Western Australian drummer specializing in Afro-Peruvian jazz, who has performed and recorded with music legends including Chick Corea, Terence Blanchard, Bobby McFerrin, Dave Grusin, and Steve Miller, to name a few.

 

Combining infectious grooves, emotive melodies, risk-taking improvisation and extreme dynamics, the award-winning Daniel Susnjar Afro-Peruvian Jazz Group “radiates a joyful energy that infects not just the band members but the entire auditorium.” – Sydney Morning Herald 

 

Following on from 5 years of study and performance in the USA, Caribbean islands and Peru, Daniel released his debut album “Su Su Nje” – which was honoured twice at the 2015 Australian Jazz Bell awards.

Daniel won the 2016 WAM award for Best Drummer/Percussionist and for Best Jazz Act, and his composition “Pius Bartosik” won the 2015 WAM Jazz Song of the Year award.

“Moth to a Flame,” his new album featuring world-class Australian, Peruvian and US musicians – including Grammy award-winning trumpeter Brian Lynch – is out now.

DANIEL SUSNJAR AFRO-PERUVIAN JAZZ GROUP comprises:

·       Daniel Susnjar – drums/compositions

·       Ricki Malet – trumpet

·       Luke Minness – saxophone

·       Harry Mitchell – piano

·       Jeremy Thomson – guitar

·       Zac Grafton – bass 

·       Iain Robbie – percussion

 

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